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Micarta Ring | 6 Steps it takes to build one

Micarta Ring

There are actually more then 6 steps it takes to build a micarta ring. But you’ll get a good idea of what goes into the build.

  1. Let’s start out with choosing the piece of micarta and stainless steel round bar stock that will make up the micarta ring.
Micarta chunk

Micarta chunk

Here I have chosen a 1″ outside diameter stainless steel bar rod. For work ability I cut this down with a portaband to 1/2″ wide before taking it to the mini lathe.

Using a 1-1/2″X1-1/2″ x .40 piece of Micarta that was sent to me from another ring maker to try out as the outer skin of the ring.

Micarta is extremely easy to work with both on and off the lathe. It cuts and sand easily without special tools. It also polishes up real nice.

 



 

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Damascus Ring & Titanium Liner Ring

OMG | First Damascus Ring came out Great!!!

Titanium Damascus Ring

Titanium Damascus Ring

Here is my first successfully completed Damascus Ring and I could not be happier with the way it turned out.

This was created and handcrafted (with the help from a few tools) from a 1″ round  spiral Damascus lug I purchased from VegasForge. They are a supplier of metals for the ring and knife maker community. Continue reading

It’s a Process | My Direction

Being Creative is my Direction & It’ll Never End

 

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I can’t help myself,I like to make stuff.

All kinds of stuff.

Just look at my Instagram or You Tube pages. I have a variety of projects and ideas that I have “been into over the years”.

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